It is with great sadness and a heavy heart we announce the passing of Marguerite Paparizos, our beloved Mom and Yiayia. She passed away at home peacefully on Sunday, May 2nd 2021 (on Greek Orthodox Easter Day) at the age of 94.
Born in Nestoria, Greece on July 15, 1926. Marguerite lived through World War II. She and her family were displaced from her home during enemy invasion for up to six months during Winter, surviving the harsh outdoor elements. She moved to Toronto in 1953 and was married that same year to her beloved husband Vasili.
Predeceased by her husband Vasili Paparizos. Cherished mother of Jim (Janet) and Kathy (Mike). Loving Yiayia to 5 grandchildren, Paul, Andrea, Stephanie, Vasili and Joseph. Proud great grandmother of Matthew James, Sophia Grace, Alice Margaret, Clara Louise, Clark Michael, Maximus Danilo and Ayla Angela. She was a “hands on” grandmother that helped raise all 5 of her grandchildren.
She is dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family. Her final resting place will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, funeral service is limited to 10 members of her immediate family. Special thanks to her PSWs and Nurses for all their support and kindness during her difficult latter years.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. George's Greek Orthodox Church of Toronto, 115 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1Y2. Website: http://stgeorgestoronto.org/contact.html
“To Know Her Was To Love Her.”
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Centres